This is the first Sunday of Advent and our theme is Hope. What does the Bible say about Hope? Join us as we unpack the word in a way that will move us from hopelessness to a sure and tangible hope in the Person of Jesus Christ.
This Sunday we look at James the brother of Jesus in our short sermon series on people in the Bible. We look back in history to discover who James was. His message to us in his letter is to endure, not to be double -minded, to listen, to act on your faith and to tameContinue reading “2020-11-22 Sermon – James”
This week we look at the account of Ruth in scripture. Ruth’s faithfulness is meant to point us to God’s faithfulness to us. Like Boaz was Ruth’s kinsmen redeemer, so Jesus is our kinsmen redeemer. Ruth ran toward God and this allowed God to be at work within her situation. Ruth is an inspiration.
This week we look at the incredible story of Jonah. While at first one might think the focus is on the people of Nineveh one soon discovers that the story is actually about the heart of the Prophet who is struggling with the mystery of God’s mercy and justice.
Last week we looked at the essentials we need to pack in our faith back pack. Today Paul gives the Philippians and us one last set of instructions for our faith journeys. Paul sets out a number of filters we need to consider as we consume information. Filters that will help us to have theContinue reading “2020-10-25 Sermon – Mind Filters”
This Sunday we continue on with our sermon series in Philippians with chapter 2:1-11. In this part of his letter Paul encourages the church to focus on aspects of the Trinity and from God’s example build a Trinitarian Church. This will not only glorify God but make them strong and able to face anything theContinue reading “2020-09-27 Sermon – A Trinitarian Church”
This Sunday we begin a new sermon series looking at Paul’s letter to the Philippians. Paul writes from “lockdown” in a prison in Rome with a surprisingly joyful tone. In his introduction of the letter, Paul prays that their love will “abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight.” He encourages them toContinue reading “2020-08-30 Sermon – Faith Seeking Understanding”
This is the third and final week of Prayer and Self-Denial in support of our Baptist missionaries. God’s masterpiece is the fulfillment of His Will, it will be “Picture Perfect.” In the meantime we are blessed at times to see glimpses of the Kingdom. Psalm 27 is an encouragement in the times when we wonderContinue reading “2020-08-23 Sermon – The Perfect Picture”
This is week two of Prayer and Self-Denial, an annual appeal for our Baptist ministries working overseas. This week’s sub-theme is “Mending the Mess – God is weaving our threads together.” God uses every thread of our lives, the good and the bad, to draw us closer to Him. God is in the business ofContinue reading “2020-08-16 Sermon – Mending the Mess”
In John chapter 10, Jesus uses the metaphor of sheep and shepherd to teach His disciples about the nature of the Kingdom of God. We see that Jesus is both the Gate and the Good Shepherd, and we also learn what it takes to be a good sheep! Join us as we examine this amazingContinue reading “2020-07-19 Sermon – Good Shepherd, Good Sheep”